News 2014

  • NAPHA founder Volker Grellmann

    Perhaps the face of trophy hunting in Namibia is about to change. Over five days at Eagle Rock Hunting Academy, nine participants from the Kunene conservancies of Sesfontein, Torra, Puros and...

  • Hilga Gowises outside the ≠Khoadi-//Hôas office

    During the time that I have worked in the southern Kunene, I have come across women who have become leaders within their conservancies. In this series of interviews, I asked them for some insights...

  • Selvia !Hoaes, Chairperson at Sorris Sorris Conservancy

    During the time that I have worked in the southern Kunene, I have come across women who have become leaders within their conservancies. In this series of interviews, I asked them for some insights...

  • Abilio Kiwilepo, professional hunter, working in Torra Conservancy

    The Namibia communal conservancy movement is regarded by many as a globally leading community conservation initiative. Communal conservancies evolved from the Government of Namibia’s recognition...

  • MC

    Everybody should have a chance to star. Way back in 1974 at a classical concert in London, a singer collapsed, whereupon a music student from the audience calmly made his way up to the stage and...

  • Christopher Muswalali has a bible handy. He’s a lay preacher and sub-induna in Sikweke, one of the many small villages you pass by on the way to Zambezi’s top tourist lodges. He also has a shotgun...

  • Maggie Vriess sits between two worlds. The village of Vrede, a small hamlet on the gravel road between Khorixas and Palmwag, and the jet-set world of international tourism. Mind you, as the...

  • Tending her pumpkins and maize, despite her age and the fierce sun, Rosa is a tough lady. In a man's world, Nangila Kazala, baptised Rosa, is the Headwoman of the Khwe San people in the area...

  • The Sikunga Conservancy patrol boat makes fast on the bank of a Zambezi river channel and the fish guards bring in an illegal fishing net. The net was strung out in the channel the night before,...

  • The chitenge is a single piece of large, colourful fabric, usually worn as a wrap-around dress, and is traditionally a mandatory piece of clothing for women in Namibia’s Zambezi Region....

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